How to Find Us

TropicBird operates out of Goodland 35 minutes from downtown Naples and 15 minutes from the resorts of Marco Island. All sailing trips and ecotours depart from Calusa Island Marina there.
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From Naples: Take the Tamiami Trail (US 41) southeast to the 1st signed Marco Island turnoff. Turn right onto Collier Boulevard (SR 951) and cross the Jolly Bridge onto Marco Island. Turn left at the 1st traffic light after the bridge on to N. Barfield Drive. Proceed through a residential area to the next traffic lights area, and turn left on to San Marco Road (CR92). Proceed east on San Marco Road 2 ½ miles and just before the Goodland Bridge bear right and follow Goodland Drive (CR 92-A) around to the right and through the mangroves until you come to the first possible right where there is a large sign here for Calusa Island Marina. Turn right onto Angler Drive and follow it around past the boat racks. Just before the waterfront you will see a sign for Marina and Tour parking on the right. Park there.

From Marco Island: Take San Marco Road (CR 92) east and just before the Goodland Bridge bear right and follow Goodland Drive (CR 92-A) around to the right and through the mangroves until you come to the first possible right where there is a large sign here for Calusa Island Marina. Turn right onto Angler Drive and follow it around past the boat racks. Just before the waterfront you will see a sign for Marina and Tour parking on the right. Please park there.

Coming from Miami on the Tamiami Trail: turn left at the flashing light Just past Collier-Seminole State Park onto CR 92 (San Marco Rd) and follow it southwesterly 6 miles to Goodland Bridge. Immediately after crossing bridge, turn left and follow Goodland Drive (CR 92-A) through the mangroves until you come to the first possible right where there is a large sign here for Calusa Island Marina. Turn right onto Angler Drive and follow it around past the boat racks. Just before the waterfront you will see a sign for Marina and Tour parking on the right. Please park there.

Coming from I-75, either from the north or from Alligator Alley: take exit 101 and then follow Collier Blvd to US 41 (the Tamiami Trail). Proceed straight across the intersection and follow directions as though from Naples.

At the marina

When you arrive at the marina please park in the area signed “Marina & Tour Parking”. Immediately in front of you will be the inner marina basin. Tropicbird is located at Slip F1 on the outer docks. Take the boardwalk through the mangroves to the outer Yacht Club area. Turn right at the “T” junction and Tropicbird is the last boat on the end. If you have any difficulties finding us please call Patrick on 239 595 4828. We look forward to welcoming you aboard.